Homeschooling with Experience-Based Learning (Ep #53, 2/22/15)

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Savvy Homeschool Moms Podcast, Episode #53, Homeschooling with Experience-Based LearningIn this episode, the moms discuss temporarily switching gears with math and Tina shares more details on her new “Experience-Based Learning” system and announces an exciting new program!

Links in this Episode:

Timez Attack
Quick Math
Traveling Through History with Doctor Who
Moodle Homeschool-Now Tina’s Learning Adventures
Homeschooling with the Amazing Race Facebook group
Beast Academy
Exceptional Parents Unlimited
Rogue Festival
Episode where Experience-Based Learning was introduced
Curriculum Doesn’t Work for Every Homeschooler
My New Experience-Based Learning System
Julie Gilbert’s EXCELLENT “Stickability” book ($6)
Cowgirls Guide to Riding Wild Donkeys” (free ebook!) –free homeschool planner “Planned Spontaneity
Homeschooling with Experience-Based Learning Facebook group
Minecraft Homeschool

Books in this Episode:


Together – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by JK Rowling
Maeven (14) – Chipmunks on the Doorstep by Edwin Tunis
Tyren (9) – The Capture (#1 in the Guardians of Ga’Hoole series) by Kathryn Lasky and is currently working on #2, The Journey
Me – Listening to Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting, by Dr. Laura Markham


Dani (age 12) – The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Jack (age 9) – Here’s Hank, Bookmarks are People, Too by Henry Winkler (together), Attack of the Clones by Elizabeth Dowsett, Fight to the Finish by Bill Scollon, Return of the Jedi by Emma Grange
Me – Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanne Clarke

Links of the Week:

Science Out Loud, YouTube channel
55 Science Picture Books from the blog What We Do All Day

This episode is sponsored by:

Moving Beyond the Page – homeschool curriculum for hands-on, creative, and gifted learners. Learn more at

Math Mammoth – Publisher of student directed math worktexts that all the Savvy Homeschool Kids use. Learn more at

Pandia Press – Publisher of REAL Science Odyssey and History Odyssey. Check out their fantastic Try Before you Buy! Learn more at

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